Here’s what you’ll find inside the May 2012 issue of Boys’ Life magazine. Remember, many articles are exclusive to the printed magazine and are not available online.
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BACKPACKING ON BIKES
Nebraska Boy Scouts combine their newfound passion for mountain biking with a multiple-night camping trip.
GET GEARED UP FOR DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY
The Gear Guy makes it a snap to be picture perfect in the great outdoors.
SOCCER’S HOT SHOTS
These young guns prove one thing: Major League Soccer is a league of extraordinary youth.
Maryland Boy Scouts gather at a U.S. Army facility to work on science-related merit badges.
BL WORKSHOP: MAKE A CATHEDRAL BOX
Build a handy place to keep your keys, coins and other small stuff.
Being Prepared for Emergencies: Keeping your cool in the face of trouble isn’t something that comes naturally to most people. You have to practice to be good at it.
ADVENTURE IN THE ALLEGHENY
It didn’t seem like a very challenging trip. But these Pennsylvania Scouts learn quickly how things can change.
GET A JOB
Working a summer job will get you more than a few bucks.
Cub Scouts conquer a climbing wall, bang out some bull’s eyes and wrangle their way across a rope bridge — all with a little help from Mom.
LET’S LOOK AT ELECTRIC GUITARS
Read it! Color it! Get it all in this special Cub Scout section.
Look for the regular score of comics, jokes, games, Scouts in Action, Tradin’ Post and more! Only in the May issue of Boys’ Life!